The 12 Ways Slick Rick Has Influenced Hip Hop Today

Over the years, rap music has seen a lot of influential OG’s come to fruition in the game, with one of the biggest being Slick Rick the Ruler. From his signature eye patch and British accent, to his impeccable style and story-telling, it’s been hard for rappers to not feel impacted from one of the genre’s top lyricists. With the anniversary of his debut album, The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick, having been this past weekend, let’s take a look at 12 ways he has influenced hip hop culture in the present.



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